Michael J. Jandernoa
42 North Partners, LLC
Michael J. Jandernoa is the former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Perrigo Company, the nation’s largest manufacturer and marketer of store brand over-the-counter drug and nutritional products. He currently is a principal at 42 North Partners, LLC.
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and a Certified Public Accountant, having worked at BDO Seidman for seven years prior to joining Perrigo in 1979. Hired by Perrigo as Vice President of Finance, he was promoted to Executive Vice President of Sales and Finance in 1981, appointed president in January 1983, and became chief executive officer in 1986. He was promoted to chairman of the board and chief executive officer in November 1991, a position he held until May of 2000.
In addition to his service on Perrigo’s board of directors, Mike also serves on the board of directors of Cascade Engineering, ADAC Plastics, the University of Michigan Business School Visiting Committee and Grand Valley University Foundation and has served on the boards of Fifth Third Bank – West Michigan, Steelcase and Michigan’s Strategic Economic Investment and Commercial Board. He currently serves as First Vice Chair of Business Leaders of Michigan, Inc., and is a past member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. He also serves/chairs on numerous religious and community boards and committees as well.